Snorkeling and lobster lunch

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#1
Maine
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Has anyone experienced this type of excursion? We have never been to Antigua and trying to figure out what to do...
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Point Pleasant, NJ
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Originally posted by melobstah55
Has anyone experienced this type of excursion? We have never been to Antigua and trying to figure out what to do...
This would be more suited for Lobster Alive in Barbados. Not so much for Antigua. If .you want a first class dining experience in Antigua go to Jacqui O's. It is right on the beach and they have beds and loungers. Not sure about the quality of snorkeling there as it is a sandy bottom.
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In Antigua we took an excursion thru Princess on a sailing catamaran with two beach stops and a lobster lunch (chicken was the other choice) -- no snorkeling on this one.
The grilled lobster was VERY good.
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#4
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Originally posted by melobstah55
Has anyone experienced this type of excursion? We have never been to Antigua and trying to figure out what to do...
Check out Creole Cruises, we are signed up with them next January .. Snorkeling and lobster lunch.

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Maine
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Originally posted by debr
Check out Creole Cruises, we are signed up with them next January .. Snorkeling and lobster lunch.

Debr
Thanks Debr, that was the name I found as well through some great reviews. We will go Nov 2018! Seems like forever! Have fun in January...
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Originally posted by melobstah55
Thanks Debr, that was the name I found as well through some great reviews. We will go Nov 2018! Seems like forever! Have fun in January...
Great! They did have good reviews.

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Originally posted by melobstah55
Thanks Debr, that was the name I found as well through some great reviews. We will go Nov 2018! Seems like forever! Have fun in January...
Last November my friend and I took Creole Antique Cruises and it was BY FAR the best tour we have ever taken.
In fact we are confirmed on it again this November as well. I can definitely say that you will have a great time. Much better than the ship tour. They take you for a cruise along the coast then snorkel stop by Bird Island. The snorkeling is as good or better than in Roatan which compares itself to the Great Barrier Reef. The lobster is cooked fresh off the grill as you tour the island or swim. Then for the last stop to the starfish island. Starfish everywhere.
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Originally posted by fedexretiree
Last November my friend and I took Creole Antique Cruises and it was BY FAR the best tour we have ever taken.
In fact we are confirmed on it again this November as well. I can definitely say that you will have a great time. Much better than the ship tour. They take you for a cruise along the coast then snorkel stop by Bird Island. The snorkeling is as good or better than in Roatan which compares itself to the Great Barrier Reef. The lobster is cooked fresh off the grill as you tour the island or swim. Then for the last stop to the starfish island. Starfish everywhere.
Oh, thank you for posting .. I can't wait for our trip in January!

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Maine
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Originally posted by fedexretiree
Last November my friend and I took Creole Antique Cruises and it was BY FAR the best tour we have ever taken.
In fact we are confirmed on it again this November as well. I can definitely say that you will have a great time. Much better than the ship tour. They take you for a cruise along the coast then snorkel stop by Bird Island. The snorkeling is as good or better than in Roatan which compares itself to the Great Barrier Reef. The lobster is cooked fresh off the grill as you tour the island or swim. Then for the last stop to the starfish island. Starfish everywhere.
OK thanks for the post!! We are booking it
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Originally posted by melobstah55
OK thanks for the post!! We are booking it
Forgot to mention that while you are eating your lobster lunch they have the picnic tables located in a few inches of water so your feet are in the water while your eating, how cool is that. Also, the view is amazing and the rum punch that is available all day is to die for.
Doesn't get any better than that....Enjoy.. I know we are counting the days until our next visit..!!!
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Maine
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Originally posted by fedexretiree
Forgot to mention that while you are eating your lobster lunch they have the picnic tables located in a few inches of water so your feet are in the water while your eating, how cool is that. Also, the view is amazing and the rum punch that is available all day is to die for.
Doesn't get any better than that....Enjoy.. I know we are counting the days until our next visit..!!!
Aaaahhh.. I am so glad I joined CC! I am very excited for you and me!
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Originally posted by fedexretiree
Forgot to mention that while you are eating your lobster lunch they have the picnic tables located in a few inches of water so your feet are in the water while your eating, how cool is that. Also, the view is amazing and the rum punch that is available all day is to die for.
Doesn't get any better than that....Enjoy.. I know we are counting the days until our next visit..!!!
I saw those pictures on their website and thought that was very cool. Had hoped they had a catamaran instead of a "boat", but the rest of the experience sounds fabulous!

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Binghamton, NY
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I booked one thru RCCL and it is on a cat with lobster lunch. We have done this before thru Celebrity and had a blast. Lobster was yummy!!!
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Fort Wayne, IN
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Originally posted by debr
I saw those pictures on their website and thought that was very cool. Had hoped they had a catamaran instead of a "boat", but the rest of the experience sounds fabulous!

Debr
We've done the lobster lunch with Creole Cruises Antigua several times and have never had a better time. Several years ago he designed and purchased a new boat which is very comfortable even in semi rough seas.

As for how they've fared through Irma, I've been in contact with them and they are fine.

We're booked on the Serenade of the Seas next March and I've already asked Creole to pencil us in for this excursion.

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#15
Tucson, AZ
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Originally posted by fedexretiree
Last November my friend and I took Creole Antique Cruises and it was BY FAR the best tour we have ever taken.
In fact we are confirmed on it again this November as well. I can definitely say that you will have a great time. Much better than the ship tour. They take you for a cruise along the coast then snorkel stop by Bird Island. The snorkeling is as good or better than in Roatan which compares itself to the Great Barrier Reef. The lobster is cooked fresh off the grill as you tour the island or swim. Then for the last stop to the starfish island. Starfish everywhere.
Do you know what the prices are for this trip.
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Fort Wayne, IN
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Originally posted by AZbeachboy
Do you know what the prices are for this trip.
There's a $30 deposit required when you reserve through their website at www.creoleAntiguatours.com. Balance due at the end of the excursion if paid in cash is $90.

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